Councilmember Julie Palakovich Carr authored a resolution celebrating Rockville's diversity. The resolution was adopted at the November 14, 2016 Mayor and Council meeting.
An excerpt of the resolution follows:
Whereas, all Americans—regardless of gender, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and disability—deserve equal protection under the law;
Now, therefore the Mayor and Council of Rockville hereby recognize and celebrate our city’s vibrant diversity and call upon elected officials at all levels of government to recognize that our nation is stronger because of this diversity and call upon them to strive for policies and laws that promote equality and inclusion.